Sam Ettah Ubi
Current manager of the Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary in Nigeria. The Afi Mountain Sanctuary is a highly-threatened forest area with populations of chimpanzees, gorillas, and drills. Sam is in charge of ranger patrols, carries out environmental education, provides liaison between 16 communities and the Sanctuary, and advises state and local governments on conservation policy. Prior, Mr. Ettah was the project manager for Pandrillus, a non governmental group that cares for 200+ highly-endangered drill monkeys and 20+ chimpanzees. Mr. Ettah has a degree in Forestry and Wildlife Management and completed the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program at the University of California, Berkeley as well as an advanced wildlife management course in the UK.
Photo. Ubi Sam Ettah (white vest in middle) with rangers from the Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary